Brenda Braxton News

Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Hewitt, Brenda Braxton, Lindsay Roginski and More in CHICAGO at California Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Its first time ever at Music Circus, the sizzling, sexy Kander and Ebb smash hit Chicago is the final show of the 2013 Music Circus season, with an extended run at the Wells Fargo Pavilion from August 20 - 29. The 1996 revival of this hit musical, one of the cornerstones of the choreographic Broadway legacy of Bob Fosse, won 6 Tony Awards and is still running on Broadway. With a plot centered on murderesses Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, on death row together fighting for the fame that may keep them from the gallows, the show features a number of popular songs including "All That Jazz," "Razzle Dazzle" and "Cell Block Tango." BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek of the production below! (more...)

COUGAR THE MUSICAL Creator Donna Moore Joins Cast as 'Clarity', 8/16-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

To coincide with Cougar The Musical's one year anniversary this August, the original Cougar, creator and writer, Donna Moore will join the cast as Clarity for four performances only., taking over the role for Brenda Braxtonwho is out of town performing the role of Velma in Chicago at the California Music Circus. Moore is set to inherit the claws and scratch her way into audience's hearts on August 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Aug 11, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 11, 2013 - Sunday, August 11, 2013. (more...)

Photo Coverage: WICKED, ANNIE & More Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 11, 2013

Featured this week was the cast of COUGAR THE MUSICAL (Brenda Braxton, Babs Winn, and Mary Mossberg), WICKED (Lindsay Mendez, Tiffany Haas and Derek Klena), ANNIE (Sadie Sink, Taylor Richardson, Gaby Bradbury, Tyrah Skye Odoms, Emily Rosenfeld, Brooklyn Shuck, Amaya Braganza, and Danette Holden) and The Fantasticks (Jim Schubin, Jeremiah James, Rita Markova, Daniel Marcus and Joseph Dellger). Check out photos below! (more...)

BWW TV: COUGAR THE MUSCAL is on the Prowl at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2013

Featured this week was the cast of Cougar the Musical (Brenda Braxton, Babs Winn, Mary Mossberg), performing 'On the Prowl,'Gary's Right' and 'Say Yes.' Check out highlights below! (more...)

Music Circus to Present CHICAGO at Wells Fargo Pavilion, 8/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

Its first time ever at Music Circus, the sizzling, sexy Kander and Ebb smash hit Chicago is the final show of the 2013 Music Circus season, with an extended run at the Wells Fargo Pavilion from August 20 - 29. The 1996 revival of this hit musical, one of the cornerstones of the choreographic Broadway legacy of Bob Fosse, won 6 Tony Awards and is still running on Broadway. With a plot centered on murderesses Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, on death row together fighting for the fame that may keep them from the gallows, the show features a number of popular songs including "All That Jazz," "Razzle Dazzle" and "Cell Block Tango." (more...)

Photo Flash: COUGAR THE MUSICAL Celebrates One Year Off-Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

This August, the surprise hit of the season, Donna Moore's Cougar The Musical, celebrated its one year anniversary Off-Broadway. Directed and choreographed by Tony Nominated Lynne Taylor Corbett, Cougar The Musical, began performances on August 10 and opened on August 26, 2012. Check out photos from the celebration below! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Derek Klena & More Set for BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK on 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

This Thursday, August 9, 106.7 LITE FM's Delilah will emcee this week's Broadway in Bryant Park alongside the cast of I Forgive You Ronald Reagan including PJ Benjamin, Danielle Faitelson, Robert Emmet Lunney and Patricia Richardson. The event will also feature perfermances from the casts of COUGAR THE MUSICAL (Brenda Braxton, Babs Winn, Mary Mossberg and Andrew Brewer), WICKED (Lindsay Mendez, Katie Rose Clark and Derek Klena), and The Fantasticks (Jim Schubin, Jeremiah James, Rita Markova, Daniel Marcus and Joseph Dellger) (more...)

COUGAR THE MUSICAL Celebrates One Year Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2013

This August, the surprise hit of the season, Donna Moore's Cougar the Musical, will celebrate its one year anniversary Off-Broadway. Directed and choreographed by Tony Nominated Lynne Taylor Corbett, Cougar the Musical, began performances on August 10 and opened on August 26, 2012. To celebrate this amazing milestone, Cougar the Musical will celebrate with an additional block of tickets available now through September 29, and the celebration will kick-off with cake and cocktails - Cougar style tonight, August 2, 2013. (more...)

Brenda Braxton Will Return to COUGAR THE MUSICAL; COUGAR Extends Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Tony Nominee Ms. Brenda Braxton originated the role of Clarity Jones in Donna Moore's surprise Off-Broadway hit Cougar the Musical and will reprise her role now that her successful tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie has come to an end. Now in its ninth month, Cougar the Musical, continues to offer new blocks of tickets for the summer, now through July 27, 2013. (more...)

COUGAR THE MUSICAL to Celebrate One Year Off-Broadway, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

This August, the surprise hit of the season, Donna Moore's Cougar The Musical, will celebrate its one year anniversary Off-Broadway. Directed and choreographed by Tony Nominated Lynne Taylor Corbett, Cougar The Musical, began performances on August 10 and opened on August 26, 2012. To celebrate this amazing milestone, Cougar The Musical will celebrate with an additional block of tickets available now through September 29, and the celebration will kick-off with cake and cocktails - Cougar style on Friday, August 2, 2013. (more...)

Phillip Boykin, Jennifer Hope Wills, Tom Hewitt and More Cast in Music Circus' 2013 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre Artistic Director Glenn Casale has announced casting for the 63rd Music Circus season, including Broadway veterans, Tony nominees and audience favorites from previous Music Circus seasons. The five-show season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion includes The Wizard of Oz, Show Boat, Sugar, The King and I and the Music Circus premiere of Chicago. (more...)

Andrew Brewer Joins Cast of COUGAR THE MUSICAL as 'Young Buck'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Producers of Donna Moore's surprise Off-Broadway hit Cougar the Musical are excited to welcome fresh cougar bait to the cast, as Andrew Brewer takes over the role of Young Buck through the summer. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Jun 16, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 16, 2013 - Sunday, June 16, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Nominee Brenda Braxton in 'Sexy Back'
by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2013

Shady Theatrics' Shayla Benoit and Tim Grady filmed Tony Nominee Brenda Braxton performing 'Sexy Back' as a fun promo for her hair salon called BBRAXTON, which she launched in 2006. Watch below! (more...)

COUGAR THE MUSICAL Extends Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2013

With over 100 performances, Donna Moore's Off-Broadway hit, Cougar the Musical, is offering a new block of tickets through June 2, 2013. Directed and choreography by Tony Award Nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett. Cougar the Musical began performances on August 10 and opened on August 26, 2012 at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street), available through Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. Cougar the Musical plays Friday at 8PM; Saturday at 2PM; Today at 2PM. (more...)

Brenda Braxton Will Return to COUGAR THE MUSICAL; COUGAR Extends Through 7/27
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Tony Nominee Ms. Brenda Braxton originated the role of Clarity Jones in Donna Moore's surprise Off-Broadway hit Cougar the Musical and will reprise her role now that her successful tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie has come to an end. Now in its ninth month, Cougar the Musical, continues to offer new blocks of tickets for the summer, now through July 27, 2013. (more...)

TRAV'LIN - THE NEW 1930S HARLEM MUSICAL Premieres at Jubilee Theatre, 3/29-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Trav'lin - The New 1930s Harlem Musical, will receive its Regional Premiere production at Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre in Spring 2013. The musical, which received a developmental production in 2010 as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), runs March 29, 2013 through April 28, 2013. (more...)

This Week in Pictures: April 20-26
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 26, 2013

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: The gyspy robe gets passed again, Alan Cumming leads the Scottish play, and PIPPIN comes back to Braodway, and so much more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks and More Visit Rita Wilson at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

As Rita Wilson continued her week-long engagement at 54 Below, a starry audience came to cheer her on. Attendees included Elvis Costello, Rosie O'Donnell, Julianne Moore, Kristin Chenoweth, Allison Williams, Brian Williams, Jane Stoddard Williams, Kathy Najimy, Natasha Lyonne, Bart Freundlich, Bryan Cranston, Peter Scolari and more. Scroll below for photos of the guests backstage with Wilson! (more...)

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